Are Football Players Disrespecting Veterans when Protesting During the National Anthem?
We asked thousands of people whether they felt Football Players where disrespecting Veterans when protesting during the National Anthem. The results probably won’t surprise you.
The average NFL player makes $2.1 million, according to Forbes.
Active duty soldiers up to E6 make less than $40K, starting out at less than $20K a year.
Many Americans feel that’s reason enough to resent the methods the NFL players are using to protest. Their actions seem to disrespect the flag as well as the national anthem and by proxy, the military that defends those things and their right to protest.
Even some business, like restaurants and bars, refuse to air NFL games as a way to conduct their own protests. And, although we’re still waiting on the votes to calculate the results from this poll, one of our Facebook polls showed that a whopping 92% of our readers don’t think NFL players have the right to protest while in the uniform or on the field.
Stay tuned, more votes are needed. Results coming soon…
Pending… % of Americans who think Football Players ARE disrespecting Veterans when protesting during the National Anthem.
Pending… % of Americans who think Football Players ARE NOT disrespecting Veterans when protesting during the National Anthem.
We suspect that the majority of people believe Football Players who kneel during the National Anthem are disrespecting Veterans, but the final poll results should be interesting.